JCRC Statements, Comments, and Articles

A Measure of Justice for George Floyd

"While no guilty verdict can bring George Floyd back or make his family and friends fully whole for their loss or unwind the trauma inflicted on the broader African American community, we hope that [this] decision brings some measure of justice, healing, and peace...”

The Power of Direct Advocacy: A Conversation with Senator Tim Kaine

By Rabbi Hal Schevitz
Chair, Richmond Council of Congregational Rabbis

Recently, I had the privilege of participating in a meeting with several community leaders as we met with our Senator, Tim Kaine, and a few members of his staff.   This meeting included Rabbis along with Federation/JCR…

JCRC Solidarity with Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities

The JCRC of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond stands in solidarity with our local Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and wishes to amplify the message of our partner JCRC in Atlanta.


"As members of Atlanta’s Jewish community, we stand in solidarity w…

Deconstructing Springsteen: Jewish Inclusion Today

Jewish Inclusion - from Shushan, to Egypt, to Today

Much has been made about the recent Super Bowl ad that features Bruce Springsteen and a chapel in the geographical center of the country.  The chapel serves as a metaphor for the political middle where all Americans can come and put our p…

JCFR/JCRC 2021 Advocacy Agenda

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